Sweet Futures

Type of service:
The Shop, 13 Gold Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN16 8JA
Telephone number:
01536 334724
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Service description:
Sweet Futures offer work training placements at ‘The Shop’ for young people with additional needs. They can help bridge the gap between education and real work. Work placements can help build confidence and self-esteem through practical learning in a workplace.

Based in a real sweet shop in Kettering town centre, The Shop provides real business, real customers, and real opportunities for young people to learn all aspects of the work environment.

Sweet Futures aim to build the skills, confidence, and self-esteem of young people so they can enter the workplace with confidence. The goal is for service-users to have the ability to enter employment at the end of their placement. They also provide outreach services to local schools, colleges, and other education settings.
Age range:
16 years - 25 years
British Sign Language
Opening hours:
Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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